Express Entry: How does IRCC decide when to hold draws?

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2023 13:00:10 +0000

There has been a change in routine surrounding Express Entry draws of late. Typically, the draws take place every two weeks on Wednesdays. However, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recently paused draws for six weeks starting November 23 and returned on January 11 inviting 5,500 candidates followed by another draw of the same size […]

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Does my country allow Canadian Dual Citizenship?

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2023 13:00:24 +0000

Many immigrants who pursue citizenship in Canada are able to hold two simultaneous passports, as Canada allows foreign nationals to maintain their original citizenship in addition to a Canadian one. This is called dual citizenship. Schedule a Free Canadian Citizenship Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm In fact, it is difficult and complicated for […]

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Ontario and Manitoba issue invitations under Provincial Nominee Programs

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2022 13:00:19 +0000

Ontario and Manitoba have issued invitations to apply to candidates through their Provincial Nomination Programs (PNPs) this week. Although provincial nomination is not in itself the same as a permanent residence, it can act as the first step towards gaining permanent residence from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Most Canadian provinces and territories (with […]

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The top immigration developments of 2022

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2022 19:00:13 +0000

Canada’s immigration system saw many key developments in 2022, as the country dealt with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has continued to assess Canada’s economic and societal needs through immigration—yielding new and important developments changes this year, that may have great influence on the country’s immigration system in […]

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Am I eligible for the Start-Up Visa Program?

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2022 18:00:14 +0000

The Start-Up Visa Program (SUVP) is for entrepreneurs who want to start and grow their companies in Canada. The program is created for entrepreneurs (and identified essential people within their businesses) who want to set up, work, and grow their businesses in Canada. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm […]

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Celebrating Christmas in Canada

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sun, 25 Dec 2022 13:00:27 +0000

Canada welcomes newcomers and cultures from around the world. Its reputation for stability and tolerance makes it a popular destination for those considering a fresh start in a new country. Even with the growing number of immigrants in Canada, Canadians tend to observe holidays and traditions leftover from Canada’s earlier history as a French and […]

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Canada sees increase in average hourly wages, as job vacancies remain high

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2022 13:00:33 +0000

Statistics Canada’s job vacancy report for the third quarter of 2022 (Q3) reflects a trend seen throughout the year. Canada continues to face labour shortages, as employers looked to fill close to a million (959,600) job vacancies. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm A job is defined as vacant […]

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Working and immigrating under Canada’s Free Trade Agreements

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2022 18:00:00 +0000

Canada has Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with over 50 countries. These relationships maintain favorable commercial conditions between Canada and fellow member nations, while removing barriers to business between them; often involving the movement of temporary business people and workers, to and from Canada. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm […]

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Ontario, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan issue invitations under Provincial Nominee Programs

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2022 13:00:26 +0000

British Columbia, Ontario and Saskatchewan have issued invitations to apply to candidates through their Provincial Nomination Programs (PNPs) this week. Although provincial nomination is not in itself the same as a permanent residence, it can act as the first step towards gaining permanent residence from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Most Canadian provinces and […]

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The details of obtaining a Spousal Open Work Permit

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2022 13:00:23 +0000

As part of the wider family class sponsorship programs, foreign nationals who have applied for permanent residence (PR) through the Spousal/Common-law Sponsorship Program, are now eligible to receive a Spousal Open Work Permit (SOWP), while they wait for a decision from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Sponsor your family for Canadian immigration What is […]

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